The Safety and Reliability Society aims to provide an evolving Body of Knowledge for professionals. This page provides a sample of our wider industry-organised Body of Knowledge in our Members Area. Please inquire about membership to access the Members Area.

Please follow the links below:

List of other sites containing Safety and Reliability reference material – this links to a mind map of various relevant resources.


A-Z of HSE Website

Concept of Dependability


The society is active in the development of standards – see Standards for Safety and Reliability page.


ALARP at a glance


HSE Risk Management Micro Site

Industry Specific:


Applied R&M Manual for Defence Systems (GR-77)

List of 270 Standards for Reliability in excel format

Notes from ‘Safety in Engineering’ Royal Academy Discussion Meeting 13th July 2011


RSSB: Rail Risk Toolkit

Site dedicated to railway risk and in particular the risk resources provided by RSSB.

RSSB: Taking Safe Decisions

Describes the principles applied to UK railway industry decisions which impact upon safety.  Contains framework and worked examples.

Office of Rail Regulation Risk Management Guidance

Provides high-level guidance and general principles on the application of so far as is reasonably practicable (SFAIRP) and cost benefit analysis (CBA) to railway safety.

ORR Risk Management


Operators Guide to Human Factors in Aviation

The Flight Safety Foundation Operators Guide to Human Factors in Aviation (OGHFA) is now hosted on SKYbrary and contains over 100 articles and visual aids…


 Skybrary A-Z

Oil and Gas

Prevention of fire and explosion, and emergency response on offshore installations ACoPs

This Code of Practice and guidance is a publication which sets out what you have to do to comply with Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995 and is has been approved and issued by the Health and Safety Executive.